Zidane is positive for COVID-19, the assistant temporarily takes over training in Madrid


Suara.com – Real Madrid has announced that coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for COVID-19. David Bettoni as Zidane’s assistant coach will take temporary charge of the bench for Real Madrid tomorrow.

Zidane is required to undergo self-isolation according to applicable health protocols and he will miss Real Madrid’s side in Week 20 of the Spanish League at Alaves headquarters on Saturday (23/1).

David Bettoni as Zidane’s assistant coach will take temporary charge of the bench for Real Madrid in tomorrow’s match.

“I support him and continue to supply information. But in terms of decision-making, I will only help him,” Bettoni told a pre-match press conference quoted by Real Madrid’s official channel.

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“Tomorrow he will not be physically present, but will remain with the team to support the players and channel his energy to help all of us,” he added.

Real Madrid have just swallowed the bitter pill to be eliminated in the last 32 of the Copa del Rey when they were knocked out by third-tier Alcoyano.

Ahead of the match against Alaves, Real are unbeaten in their last eight matches and have been absent in their last five away games.

Real are currently in second place in the standings with a collection of 37 points or seven points behind city rivals, Atletico Madrid.

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